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[Portrait of a Group of People]

Description: Group portrait taken in front of an unidentified building in Hallettsville, Texas. There are fifteen men, five women, and one child. According to accompanying information, the names of the people standing on the back row are (right to left) Geo. Samusch, S. Bennett, Pen Bagby, Schenck, Slavkirncy, unknown, Lindengerg, Sokol, Groeber, Wm. Appelt, Fahrenthold, Otto Rosenberg, Howerton, Brown, and unknown, and the people seated on the front row are (right to left) Salas, Haukerwitz, Sokol, Grober, Appelt, and unknown. Everyone in the photograph is wearing a hat, including the ladies. The man seated on the far right of the front row is holding a cigar. Many of the people have canes and umbrellas, or parasols.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Hallettsville VFD Celebration Committee

Description: Portrait of the Hallettsville Volunteer Fire Department Celebration Committee. The members are sitting or standing around a table, and many of them have something to drink. According to the accompanying article, the seated members are (left to right) H. J. Braunig, John E. Buss, H. J. Heye, Richard Waltersdorf, and Charles Pillar, and the standing members are (left to right) Willie J. Miller, Richard J. Strauss, Otto von Rosenberg, and Mauritz Nau. Written in the center of the photograph is "June 27, 1910 Celebration Com." On the right side is written "Final Report." The article states that "President Pillar appointed committee to see if celebration could be had in June or July at the Park Verein," and that on June 24, 1910 "The firemen met and reported all preparations for the big celebration were perfected and letters were received that large delegations would be here from Yoakum, Shiner, Gonzales, El Campo, Nordheim, Yorktown, Eagle Lake, and other towns."
Date: June 27, 1910
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Birdseye View of Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Aerial view of Hallettsville, Texas. According to accompanying information the buildings in the foreground include Fey and H J. Braunig Building, H. J. Heye Building, Stankiewicz Building, McKnight Building, and the William von Rosenberg and Brothers Building. The picture was taken from the top of the Lavaca County Courthouse facing south. In the background are family homes. There is handwriting on the front of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library